Southern Indiana Living

MAY-JUN 2018

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May/ June 2018 • 26 NA-FC Education Foundation COMMUNITY RAISES $125,000 Spirit rivaled generosity among the 550 attendees at the annual "Edu- cation Celebration!" hosted by the New Albany-Floyd County Educa- tion Foundation at Huber Winery's Plantation Hall. Guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres, a buffet dinner, entertainment, and live and silent auc- tions. Items designed and notes written by students adorned the tables, adding a personal touch to the fund-raising appeal. Assured Partners was the title sponsor, assisted by 28 supporting sponsors. The net profit of $125,000 will support the foundation's programs throughout the year: Grateful Hearts, Imagination Library, First-Year Teacher Gifts, Blessings in a Backpack, Junior Achievement, scholar- ships, art experiences, education tours, and classroom projects. The foundation has raised $600,000 in the last seven years, according to Ex- ecutive Director Tyler Bliss. Top, right: Perusing a table of silent auction items were Robin McCullough, board member; Liz Jacobi; Ashley Davis; Jessica Pugh, board member; and Dr. Matt McCullough. Middle, right: Feasting on hors d'oeuvres were Brian Brewer, Tamela Brewer, Dr. Ben Nassim, Dr. Cynthia Nassim, and Dr. Brad Snyder, New Albany- Floyd County School Superintendent. Bottom, right: Fellowship was on the dinner menu for Shelly Trent, Sara Downs, LaMicra Martin, and Judah Martin. Bottom, left: Among supporters of the foundation were (standing) John Naville, Kim Naville, Melissa Norwood, and Lodie Jones; and (seated) Jill Finn and Tom Jones. Your Community presented by These pages are sponsored by Idealogy

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